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Ardovino's Desert Crossing - Mecca Lounge

1 Ardovino Dr., Sunland Park, NM 88063
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  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Italian, International, Gluten Free Options
1 Ardovino Dr., Sunland Park, NM 88063
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night at Adrovino's. Ordered the artichoke hearts stuffed with goat cheese and spicy marinara, to-die-for! I had the gnocchi with Spanish chorizo and fresh peas and my husband had spaghetti and meatballs. Both entrees were amazing! The meatballs were made...More

Thank spingirl
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again! When you do, might we suggest a couple of our house cocktails: the Cathouse or the Paisano. Both are ADC...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful place. Indoor fine dining or casual at the bar or patio. Great outdoor spot. Lovely views. Food is fantastic. Oven fired pizzas. Walk around the grounds. Great for intimate dining or groups. They will accomodate !!! Best spot around !!

Thank Kat S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Kat! We appreciate the fabulous review and hope you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible experience here! It was the perfect place to celebrate a family graduation. Impeccable food, perfect cocktail and wine pairings by our waiter, Scott, and you can watch the sun set behind the mountains. I wish I lived closer to go for...More

1  Thank Allison G
Reviewed April 10, 2017

While stranded in El Paso (thanks Delta), we ventured out and found Ardovino. It was mid-afternoon and they were closed but the groundskeeper was quite friendly and said to walk around and enjoy the sites. As we were leaving an office worker said to come...More

1  Thank Ron_hc40502
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience. The drive at dusk was a nice trip from El Paso to Sunland Park in New Mexico. The view was spectacular and the food was marvelous. The ribeye was extremely flavorful but I suppose that was due to the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This review is for Ardovin's Desert Crossing ~ an out of the way place in Sunland Park, NM. We met friends here for Sunday dinner. the restaurant was not overly busy for a Sunday evening which made our experience even better. Quiet enough so we...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

First time dining at ardovinos was an experience. Very interesting place. Used to be an old casino we were told. The food was very tasty and interesting. Great quality. Service was excellent. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Places like these are what make going out...More

Thank SVCris
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Unexpectedly awesome! Makers market in progress and its unique in that the booths are work products of those who make their products. Brunch menu has great and ample selection including vegetarian options. Lots of room and indoors or outdoors is equally beautiful. Wood burning oven...More

Thank m2happy
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Great dining experience. For an appetizer we had the stuffed artichokes. Delicious. She had the spinach salad with grilled shrimp that she thoroughly enjoyed. I had the pork chop which was delicious as well. April, our server, was prompt, professional and friendly. We had no...More

Thank MikeE1965
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I was in a party of three, and we were seated for a 630 dinner, despite calling the day before for a reservation. It was a two call system for the special NYE event, and when they called back it was made clear when the...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ardovino Dr., Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sunland Park
  • Phone Number: 575-589-0653
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SINCE 1949, ARDOVINO'S DESERT CROSSING has been building its reputation by offering the finest quality ingredients, innovative cuisine, and exceptional service. Whether dining in our restaurant or attending a private event, our guests relish a unique ambiance at Ardovino's Desert Crossing.Come relax on our patios and, as the evening passenger train winds its way around Mount Cristo Rey, you'll understand why.
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